Major Study Warning Against Use of Hydroxychloroquine Questioned for Suspect Data

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The World Health Organization and several national governments changed their coronavirus policies based on flawed data from healthcare analytic company Surgisphere, which claimed hydroxychloroquine is linked to an β€œincreased risk of death and increased risk of heart issues."

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Published on June 5, 2020 -  00:37
Authors Retract Journal Studies On Hydroxychloroquine
The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine made a big announcement on Thursday. The news regards the authors of published studies on use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine. The researchers who said Hydroxychloroquine may treat COVID-19 have retracted their findings. The retractions come after reports questioned the validity of data used in the studies. Researchers and third-party reviewers could not verify data supplied to them for the study. One study found COVID patients with cardiovascular disease may even die if treated with the drug.

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